Bière Du Démon | Les Brasseurs de Gayant

Bière Du DémonBière Du Démon
BA SCORE
5.9%
Liked This Beer
2.5 w/ 85 ratings
Bière Du DémonBière Du Démon
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Les Brasseurs de Gayant
France
brasseurs-gayant.com

Style: Euro Strong Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 01-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,551
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
85
Liked:
5
Avg:
2.5/5
pDev:
32%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 85 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of Hayley_86
1.75/5  rDev -30%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Giangio
2.49/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of The_Bujon
3.68/5  rDev +47.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Woooah there boy! This tipple is likely to 'tip'ple you over the edge!

Mega strength beer, and excessively so. I actually think it's not too bad, better than some Belgian tripels. A tall slim glass keeps the head, and served chilled takes a bit of the harshness away from it. It has a citrus aspect for me, and given the strength is remarkably smooth to drink. Don't be put off, definitely worth a purchase if available.
A couple of these and you'd be safe sleeping under a bush in the park on a cold night.....thus saving yourself a taxi fare to boot, which can be added to the coffers for sampling a few more brews. Every cloud and all that!

I came back to re-review this one after a second sampling, and down graded it a touch. It is still way way better than the reviews on here, and I think labelling it as a euro strong lager somehow assumes it will be naff right from the get go! But there is the anti-snob in me.

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Photo of crissxhou_96
3.85/5  rDev +54%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tone
2.15/5  rDev -14%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Pours a clear, maize color. 1/5 inch head of a white color. Slight retention and slight lacing. Smells of strong alcohol, slight dark citrus, and grain. Fits the style of an Euro Strong Lager. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong alcohol, slight dark citrus, and grain. Overall, weak appearance, alcohol completely dominates, poor body, aroma, and blend.

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Photo of Yoann
3.36/5  rDev +34.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PlutonowyManiek
2.68/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Colour: light gold, clear. White head, durability fatal, immediately disappears. Aroma little crisp, malty with a hint of honey and plenty of alcohol. Taste: no surprises, first alcohol, the second 12% alcohol, continue as in the aroma, alcohol plus gentle malt and honey. Gentian alcohol, low. High saturation.

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Photo of JakeScully
2.62/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

I read a couple reviews here and the 'Bière du démon' is rated as poor. Maybe that's a tad harsh, just in my opinion. For a French strong lager and as far as I know there aren't many of those, it's slightly above average. Yes 12%ABV is a lot and especially for a lager. It's a beer I gave a try or two already, and won't buy the six-pack, assuming it's exist. A cheap buzz if you are around these parts. For the same brewery though, I suggest Goudale instead.

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Photo of wethorseblanket
2.08/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of stevoj
3.28/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Aroma is very malty and hints at high ABV. Color is clear golden with thin but sticky head. Taste is sourish and , hints of honey and plenty of alcohol burn. Mouthfeel is right and despite alcohol burn, overall texture and palate is very smooth. But beware the high ABV, for a small bottle, this is potent stuff....

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Photo of Bruno74200
2.87/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of millelacsmark
2.52/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Allegue04
2.67/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JVan
2.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of der_meister
2.62/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JaimeLondon
2.12/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I don't get this cheap and popular superalcoholic beers...
They are just terrible.. nothing balances the alcohol in them.
In the end of this one I thought I was drinking a vodka lol.

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Photo of DevAJ
3/5  rDev +20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Overall not bad. I do agree with most of the reviews that there really isn't much in the way of up front smell or flavor, but it's not necessarily a bad beer. It's worth a try at least once.

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Photo of SayBoom
2.32/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of DamnYankeeHeadHunter
2.54/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

This beer starts off with a great look and smell however it quickly loses it appeal after the first few sips.

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Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
2.88/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gwydno
3.79/5  rDev +51.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I found it better than the average reviews. A strong beer that doesn't warn you about its strength. I found it funny. Far from my favourite, but overall, an interesting beer.

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Photo of Pinchart
1/5  rDev -60%

Une bière sans personnalité, dont l'unique intérêt serait le haut degré d'alcool. Mais l'argument ne convaincra que les alcooliques car pour le reste elle est totalement déséquilibrée. Trop de sucres residuels, un goût désagréable et un arrière-goût carrement infect. A éviter.

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Photo of Dougology
2.25/5  rDev -10%

Agreed, tastes like a crappy lager with a shot of vodka thrown in to make it stronger. Will not buy again. Purchased at Ipercoop in Italy.

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Photo of AlexAfonin
2.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of lmaduells
2.75/5  rDev +10%

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Bière Du Démon from Les Brasseurs de Gayant
Beer rating: 5.9% out of 100 with 85 ratings
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